The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
Strive always to excel in virtue and truth.
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Truth is a tendency.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
It is not truth that matters, but victory